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William Penn

William Penn was the son of the admiral and politician Sir William Penn. Penn was a writer, early member of the Religious Society of Friends, and founder of the English North American colony the Province of Pennsylvania. He was an early advocate of democracy and religious freedom, notable for his good relations and successful treaties with the Lenape Native Americans. Under his direction, the city of Philadelphia was planned and developed... Read More

Born14 October 1644
London, England
Died30 July 1718 (aged 73)
Ruscombe, Berkshire, England, Great Britain
OccupationNobleman, writer, colonial proprietor of Pennsylvania
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